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Reigning Parliamentarian of the Year Bill Blaikie wins a seat in the Manitoba government.

“I’m looking forward to being on the government side,” Mr. Blaikie told reporters at his election night celebration, noting that will be a first in his lengthy political career. “It’s one of the reasons I chose to come out of retirement. I’ve always wondered how government works — now maybe I’ll find out.”

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